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High consumption of sugar as damaging as childhood trauma

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/76927041/sugar-may-be-as-damaging-to-the-brain-as-extreme-stress-or-abuse–study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats…

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Natural disaster post traumatic stress disorder

I wrote a guest piece for Public Address about the funding cuts to Mental Health services in Christchurch… https://t.co/zH7mdoeZp3 — Kyle MacDonald (@kylemacd) February 16,…

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Kids who don’t know a world before the Chch quakes

Kids who don't know a world before the chch quakes are starting school, their needs are high says @SalvationArmyNZ https://t.co/sGR4jhmVgf — RNZ – Nine To…

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The effect of trauma on the brain and how it affects behaviors | John Rigg | TEDxAugusta

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What people mean when they talk about putting one foot in front of the other

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/after-trauma/2015/11/3-reasons-why-fake-it-til-you-make-it-is-great-advice/ Routines are really good for you Having to make decisions literally wears you down. When we are forced to make a lot of decisions,…

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What Every Survivor of Sexual Trauma Needs to Know

What Every Survivor of Sexual Trauma Needs to Know @huffpostblog https://t.co/FZqSJfSo3b via @HPLifestyle — MSSAT Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) November 8, 2015

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Majority of children are resilient

http://www.nextavenue.org/how-to-help-your-teen-deal-with-trauma/ Fortunately, the majority of kids who experience traumatic events bounce back from them in a period of weeks or months, according to the American…

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Trauma may have an enduring effect on brain function

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-trauma-brain-ptsd.html The team separated studies by type of control group: trauma-exposed (those who had experienced trauma but did not have a diagnosis of PTSD) and…

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Traumatic memories stay fragmented

http://www.wndu.com/home/headlines/Surviving-sexual-abuse-why-sweeping-it-under-the-rug-causes-problems-318293291.html Dr. Leonard explains that traumatic memories stay fragmented because of the psychological state in a moment of panic. Those memories cannot be stored in…

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Man arrested in relation to death of toddler

http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/69777481/man-charged-after-death-of-south-taranaki-toddler Police have arrested a man following the death of a toddler in South Taranaki at the weekend. Emergency services were called to a Hawera…

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